You can park boats and trailers on property unless you live in an area that has deed restrictions that prohibit it. Property taxes are charged from the county where you reside. The county operates off a budget which is discussed in an open forum and then published. Property taxes are used to pay for the budget which includes items like roads, schools, police department, fire department and other gov. operations. It changes based upon the location and it calucated in mileage rates shown on the tax rolls for each property.
As far as the personal property taxes, I used to own a bed and breakfast and I had to pay a personal property tax on the furniture owned by the business.
I pulled this information off http://dor.wa.gov/docs/pubs/prop_tax/persprop.pdf
Personal Property Tax
Most people know that property tax
applies to real property, however,
some may not know that property
tax also applies to personal property.
Most personal property owned by
individuals is exempt. For example,
household goods and personal
effects are not subject to property
tax. However, if these items are used
in a business, property tax applies.
Personal property tax does not apply
to business inventories, or intangible
property such as copyrights and
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